Angiotensin-(1–7) inhibits inflammation and oxidative stress to relieve lung injury induced by chronic intermittent hypoxia in rats

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W. Lu; J. Kang; K. Hu; S. Tang; X. Zhou; S. Yu; Y. Li; L. Xu;
  • Publisher: Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica
  • Journal: volume 49,issue 10issn: 0100-879X, eissn: 1414-431X
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/1414-431x20165431, pmc: PMC5018691
  • Subject: Obstructive sleep apnea | Biomedical Sciences | Ang-(1–7) | Lung injury | Inflammation | R5-920 | Medicine (General) | Chronic intermittent hypoxia | Ang-(1–7) | Oxidative stress | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5

Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with inflammation and oxidative stress in lung tissues and can lead to metabolic abnormalities. We investigated the effects of angiotensin1–7 [Ang-(1–7)] on lung injury in rats induced by chronic intermittent hypoxia (CI... View more